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Sea Foam Motel

7111 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Sea Foam Motel
Ranked #11 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from a week long stay with our eleven year old granddaughter and had a great time. The hotel is not fancy, but it has the best location - right on the beach. The beds were comfortable, so we slept great. One night was a little cool out with a nice breeze and we opened the sliding glass... More

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Hedgesville, West Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

During my husband's shower, he was constantly scalded & frozen by the variant water temperature. We called the front desk at 6pm and were sent to voicemail. I left a message asking for assistance with the water temp. I also explained on my voicemail that we have an infant and a child that we are unable to bathe for fear... More

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Grand Rapids
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea Foam Motel is a pleasant change from the predictable, cookie-cutter hotel/motel chains. The motel is located on a beautiful stretch of beach and is close to Jennette Pier and plenty of great restaurants. The next time we're in Nags Head, we plan to book a room at the motel.

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Fredericksburg, VA
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Repeat customer; stayed in a bottom floor room, with a room above us. Floors are weak, heard people walking and running above us all week. Shower water is a potluck, goes from hot to cold back to warm, constantly. Bathroom sink leaked underneath. (instead of replacing sink, it is painted!) Carpet in room smells musty; most likely black mold underneath,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a fancy place, it is on the beach! Walk out of your room and you are there. I have been staying here every year for the pat 10 years. There have definitely been some upgrades. If you want maid service you have to put your door hanger out by 9 am or you. Are out of luck.... More

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Smithfield, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only place we stay in OBX! An old school feel right on the ocean is the perfect getaway. The view is amazing, the staff is friendly, and the rooms are always clean. Every vacation has been a great experience thanks to Sea Foam!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Sea Foam Motel, It's what old Nags Head is all about. Don't expect a chain motel with a restaurant etc. This place is meant for those who truly love being on the beach and use the room to sleep and shower. The staff is awesome, rooms are clean. Kid friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family friendly older motel with oceanfront rooms, swimming pool, and a great staff. If you like fishing its walking distance to the Nags Head Fishing Pier.They go out of their way to make your beach vacation a great memory and if your like me you will return. Because of their great rates we often make multiple trips during the season.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this motel 2 years in a row... The rooms are a great size especially room number 5.. We did not request maid service during our stay, just fresh towels daily... Manager tracy is great... Very friendly and accomodating staff... This is a great place to stay without breaking the budget... We plan to go again soon...... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoy Sea Foam. The people are so friendly and laid back. Definitely coming back every year. It's right near the pier, animal friendly, clean, a value, and much more! The owners are considerate and we have had no complaints in the past two years! Recommend to any family with children or pets. They treated our dog like family... More

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Address: 7111 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sea Foam Hotel Nags Head
Sea Foam Nags Head

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